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December 5th, 2012
03:14 PM ET

Next-generation camouflage

It's been 8 years since the U.S. Army spent $5 billion (!) on camouflage that critics say didn't fool anyone.

What will next-generation camo look like?

Think: digital patterns, 3D layering, and... (it's not too far away)... something close to the Harry Potter invisibility cloak.